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USC's recruiting fortunes have mirrored its on-field turnaround

The plane carrying a jubilant USC football team landed early in the morning of Nov. 13. The Trojans were a few hours removed from the most consequential win of their season to that point, a 26-13 victory over previously undefeated Washington. By 10:30 a.m., the coaching staff still hadn’t had...

Soccer

  • Galaxy sign Portuguese midfielder while making flexible plans for the summer

    Galaxy sign Portuguese midfielder while making flexible plans for the summer

    The Galaxy signed Portuguese midfielder Joao Pedro on Thursday, likely ending the team’s pursuit of Aruban international Gregor Breinburg and Villarreal’s Jonathan dos Santos. For now. According to a report on the team website, the Galaxy is preparing to sign defender Jelle Van Damme to a multiyear...

  • Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones, other deals in works

    Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones, other deals in works

    The Galaxy signed national team midfielder Jermaine Jones on Wednesday, completing their first major acquisition of the winter. More could be the way though. The Galaxy is expected to announce Thursday that it has signed João Pedro, a 23-year-old Portuguese midfielder. And rumors of a deal with...

  • Debut is 14 months away, but LAFC already working on being 'the best'

    Debut is 14 months away, but LAFC already working on being 'the best'

    The last time John Thorrington put together a soccer team, he was choosing sides with some junior high school friends in a Palos Verdes schoolyard. So in his current job as executive vice president of soccer operations for the fledgling Los Angeles Football Club, he’s not shy about asking for help....

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